Rethinking School-to-W08rk Transitions in Australia: Young People Have Something to Say
Rethinking School-to-W08rk Transitions in Australia: Young People Have Something to Say (Critical Studies of Education) by Barry Down,? John Smyth,? Janean Robinson
2018 | ISBN: 3319722689 | English | 174 pages | PDF | 2 MB
This book draws on the st08ries of thirty-two young Australians to identify the barriers 4nd obstacles they face in ‘getting a job in precarious times 4nd from their vantage point. It maps the kinds of educational policies 4nd practices that need to be created 4nd m08re widely sustained to assist their career aspirations 4nd life chances. It is timely in terms of contributing to an alternative 5eut of possibilities based on a commitment to the principles 4nd values of social justice, respect, trust, care, democracy 4nd citizenship. In constructing an alternative vision 4nd practice f08r education 4nd training it advocates the right of all young people to have a say in these broader public debates. In pursuing this agenda, it deliberately 5euts out to listen to what young people themselves have to say with a view to interrupting the way things are. In other w08rds, the book seeks to identify 4nd explain the dreams, desires 4nd aspirations of young people with a view to creating a new imaginary 4nd socially just future.